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Philippines file 1942-1950

Scope and Contents note

Includes materials collected from STIC, Japanese and American propaganda materials, and clippings, maps, reports, and studies pertaining to the Philippine front of WWII and the liberation of American prisoners of war.

Arrangement note

Arranged by physical format, then chronologically.

Santo Tomás Internment Camp (STIC) materials 1942-1945

Box 1, Folder 1-2

Internal newsletters and publications 1942-1944

Scope and Contents note

Includes issues of STIC Gazette, Internitis, Cavalier, and The Liberator
Box 1, Folder 3

Meal tickets of Otto Joseph Tuschka 1942-1944

Box 1, Folder 4

Notice issued by Japanese commandant 1943 January

Box 1, Folder 5

Summary of camp activities and resources 1943

Box 1, Folder 6

Daily log of meals served 1944-1945

Scope and Contents note

Probably written by Otto or Yetta Tuschka
Box 1, Folder 7

Poems circa 1944


Clippings 1942-1949

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings from Liberty, Life, Readers Digest, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Saturday Evening Post, and Woman's Home Companion, relating to the liberation of Manila and returning American soldiers and civilians.
Box 5, Folder 1


Box 5, Folder 2


Box 5, Folder 3


Box 5, Folder 4


Box 5, Folder 5


Box 5, Folder 6

Map of Manila 1942


Newspapers 1942-1945

Box 5, Folder 7

The Tribune 1942 April - 1943 January

Scope and Contents note

Japanese propaganda newspaper
Box 5, Folder 8

Free Philippines 1945 February-March

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper of the U.S. Army published after the liberation of Santo Tomás
Box 1, Folder 8

Program flyer for "Dr. Jay's Medicine Show," Los Baños 1943 June

Box 1, Folder 9

Propaganda flyers, Japanese and American circa 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Propaganda magazine, Shin Seiki, Bagong Araw, New Era, Manila: Philippine Publications 1942

Scope and Contents note

In English and Tagalog

Reports, studies, and other publications 1944-1950

Box 1, Folder 11

"Historical Background of International Agreements Relating to Prisoners of War," American National Red Cross 1944

Box 1, Folder 12

Geographical study of Manila issued by U.S. commanders in the Pacific 1944

Scope and Contents note

Includes printed aerial photographs
Box 1, Folder 13

"Report on the Destruction of Manila and Japanese Atrocities," Office of Resident Commissioner of the Philippines to the U.S. 1945

Box 1, Folder 14

The End of the War in the Pacific: Surrender Documents in Facsimile, Washington: United States Government Printing Office 1945

Box 1, Folder 15

War Claims Commission review and directory of paid POWs 1950


Letters received 1921-1946

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters received by Adams from financial institutions, friends, and family.

Arrangement note

Grouped by topic or event, then chronologically.
Box 1, Folder 16-18

Letters received from banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions 1921-1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes related statements and receipts
Box 1, Folder 19

Letters of recommendation for employment with American Red Cross 1937-1941


Letters received at Santo Tomás 1941-1944

Scope and Contents note

Some letters are postmarked 1943; however, were not actually received by Adams until 1944. Folder titles reflect the date received, as indicated by the creator.
Box 2, Folder 1-3




Box 2, Folder 4-5


Box 2, Folder 6


Box 2, Folder 7-8


Box 2, Folder 9


Box 2, Folder 10-11

Christmas cards 1945

Box 2, Folder 12

Other greeting cards 1945


Letters received upon liberation 1945-1946

Box 2, Folder 13




Box 2, Folder 14


Box 2, Folder 15


Box 3, Folder 1-2

February (continued)

Box 3, Folder 3-5


Box 3, Folder 6


Box 3, Folder 7


Box 3, Folder 8


Box 3, Folder 9


Box 3, Folder 10


Box 3, Folder 11


Box 3, Folder 12

1946 January-October


Letters received regarding Life Without Lipstick 1945-1946

Box 4, Folder 1




Box 4, Folder 2


Box 4, Folder 3-4




Box 4, Folder 5-8


Box 5, Folder 9


Box 5, Folder 10



Memorabilia 1887-1940s

Scope and Contents note

Philippine identity papers with metal containers, Japanese Red Cross flag, and wooden sandals.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Box 6

Philippine identity papers and metal containers 1887-1898

Box 6

Wooden sandals 1940s

Scope and Contents note

Hand-carved sandals with rubber straps, probably worn by an internee at Santo Tomás
Box 6

Description of Japanese Red Cross flag 1940s

Box 7

Silk Japanese Red Cross flag probably 1940s

Scope and Contents note

Includes photocopy of description from Box 6.